Tuesday, Feb. 13 2018
This conversation will examine the materiality and aesthetic forms of football and basketball to address the paradoxical mixture of elegance, ferocity, normative masculinity, highly ritualized style, racial identity, and trauma that characterize both games.
Monday, Feb. 19 2018
Notes from the Field: Anna Deavere Smith in Conversation with Valerie Jarrett, moderated by Van Jones
Anna Deavere Smith's Notes From the field has been adapted to an HBO film, premiering February 24. Join Smith, who portrays a multitude of real-life characters with her signature precision, and Valerie Jarrett, former senior advisor to President Obama, when they sit down with CNN’s Van Jones for a probing conversation on race, class and the criminal justice system in contemporary America.